Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IAS) Receives $16.77 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) have received an average rating of “Moderate Buy” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eleven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $16.77.

Several analysts have commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Integral Ad Science from $18.00 to $16.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Raymond James lowered their target price on shares of Integral Ad Science from $16.00 to $13.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 10th. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $12.00 target price (down previously from $18.00) on shares of Integral Ad Science in a report on Tuesday, April 16th. Truist Financial lowered their price target on Integral Ad Science from $26.00 to $17.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. Finally, Barclays cut their price objective on Integral Ad Science from $16.00 to $12.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, April 15th.

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Integral Ad Science Price Performance

Shares of IAS opened at $9.74 on Friday. Integral Ad Science has a fifty-two week low of $7.98 and a fifty-two week high of $20.88. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $9.62 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $12.67. The stock has a market cap of $1.56 billion, a PE ratio of 974.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.84 and a beta of 1.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 4.32 and a current ratio of 4.32.

Integral Ad Science (NASDAQ:IASGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.01). The business had revenue of $114.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.12 million. Integral Ad Science had a return on equity of 0.32% and a net margin of 0.59%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Integral Ad Science will post 0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Transactions at Integral Ad Science

In related news, CFO Tania Secor sold 6,570 shares of Integral Ad Science stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.71, for a total transaction of $63,794.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 230,888 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,241,922.48. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, CEO Lisa Utzschneider sold 8,044 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.97, for a total transaction of $80,198.68. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 203,139 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,025,295.83. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Tania Secor sold 6,570 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.71, for a total value of $63,794.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 230,888 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,241,922.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 75,126 shares of company stock worth $749,707. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional Trading of Integral Ad Science

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Integral Ad Science by 28.8% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 171,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,037,000 after buying an additional 38,348 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in Integral Ad Science by 95.6% during the 3rd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 13,936 shares of the company’s stock valued at $166,000 after buying an additional 6,812 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio raised its stake in Integral Ad Science by 6.5% in the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 37,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $449,000 after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp acquired a new stake in Integral Ad Science in the third quarter worth about $189,000. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its stake in shares of Integral Ad Science by 119.6% during the third quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 101,028 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,201,000 after acquiring an additional 55,027 shares during the last quarter. 95.78% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Integral Ad Science Company Profile

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Integral Ad Science Holding Corp. operates as a digital advertising verification company in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Australia, Japan, India, and the Nordics. The company provides IAS Signal, a cloud-based technology platform that offers return on ad spend needs; and deliver independent measurement and verification of digital advertising across devices, channels, and formats, including desktop, mobile, connected TV, social, display, and video.

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